| Nov 25, 2014
| 6:00 AM
The Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. didn't throw us many curveballs last year with its Golden Globe nominations, which sort of defeats the purpose of the whole exercise, doesn't it? If we wanted a group to rubber stamp the awards-season consensus, we'd look...
| Nov 23, 2014
| 12:05 AM
It's a big holiday week as Thanksgiving and Christmas compete for viewers' hearts and minds (and stomachs). Here's what caught my eye on television this week:
Sunday: "American Music Awards," 7 p.m., ABC: Pitbull hosts for the second time and, once...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 3:06 PM
Lehigh Valley residents can see a sneak preview of the TV pilot for "Goody Goody," a comedy featuring local actors who hope to sell the concept as a series to a network, when it is screened at Civic Theatre in Allentown at 7 p.m. Nov. 28.
| Nov 12, 2014
| 1:47 PM
The PEN Center USA literary awards, as always, honored excellent writing and celebrated heroes of free speech on Tuesday. And host Aisha Tyler exercised it with a high-energy, highly profane commentary that kicked the event's energy up a notch.
| Nov 8, 2014
| 9:00 PM
What people see on TV is influential.
Certainly TV advertisers believe it to be true; otherwise, companies would not have spent $86 billion last year just on television trying to convince Americans to buy their goods and services.
| Nov 6, 2014
| 4:00 PM
Ready for another season of "Girls"? HBO released the trailer for season 4 of the Lena Dunham vehicle, and here's what we know so far from the trailer:
-Hannah and Adam are still together in some fashion, but probably not for long, because ...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Hannah is loving Iowa, even if no one else wants to move there, ever.
HBO debuted the trailer for season 4 of "Girls" Friday, which finds Lena Dunham's Hannah enjoying herself at the University of Iowa's writer's workshop, Zosia Mamet's Shoshanna...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 6:07 PM
Lena Dunham, creator of the sensational HBO series "Girls" — and now the object of overwrought child abuse accusations by boys on the right — seems the perfect antidote to election fatigue.
Poor Dunham. Everything was rocking along just...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 3:20 PM
“Questions for Lena? Do you have a question for Lena? Would you like to ask Lena Dunham a question?”
Early Monday night the Lena Dunham book tour and circus of earnestness and irony rolled into Chicago, promising cultural spectacle and...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 7:00 AM
"What would happen if one woman told the truth about her life? The world would split open," poet Muriel Rukeyser wrote in 1968, a moment when the world was already splitting open and women had started to tell the truth about their lives (not to mention...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 5:26 PM
Lena Dunham, who in recent days has been accused of sexually abusing her younger sister Grace Dunham based on excerpts from her memoir, apologized Tuesday for "the comic use of the term 'sexual predator.'"
The "Girls" creator and star, in a statement...